President of the Court, Prof. Dr. Carl Baudenbacher, bestowed the title Dr. rer. pol. honoris causae
The President of the EFTA Court, Prof. Dr. Carl Baudenbacher, has been bestowed the title Dr. rer. pol. honoris causae by the Faculty of Economics of Leuphana University Lüneburg on 11 July 2012. Leuphana is one of the leading reform universities in Germany. With the award of the honorary doctorate, the Faculty of Economics acknowledges Baudenbacher’s outstanding research in the fields of national, European and international economic law, international dispute settlement and the law of globalization. With his research in economic law, his contributions to law shaping and law enforcement as well as his understanding of the corporate world and of society in general Baudenbacher sets an outstanding example for the Faculty of Economics.
Latest Report of the EFTA Court
The Report covers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2011 and contains the decisions rendered during that period as well as an overview of other activities of the Court.
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Judicial Protection in the European Economic Area
This book contains the speeches of the International Conference hosted by the EFTA Court on the 17 June 2011 on “Judicial Protection in the European Economic Area”. The book is divided into four parts: the first chapter deals with ‘EEA law and the role of the EFTA Court in general’. Chapter two addresses the topic ‘Access to Justice in the EEA’ and chapter three the subject ‘Doing Justice in the EEA’. The book closes with reflections on the two EEA Courts - the EU Court of Justice and the EFTA Court.
The volume documents not only the outstanding contributions made but also the discussions and thereby bears witness to the lively atmosphere at the conference. It is meant as an input to the current discussion on the accomplishments, problems and future of the EEA Agreement.
Published by German Law Publishers
EFTA Court Seminar - 14 June 2012
Presentations given by Prof. Dr. Carl Baudenbacher, President of the EFTA Court and Mr Thomas Nordby, Managing Partner of Arntzen de Besche at the EFTA Court’s spring seminar held on Thursday, 14 June 2012 in Luxembourg. Other speakers included Mr Gianluca Grippa, Head of Division of the European External Action Service of the European Union and Mr Xavier Lewis, Director of the Legal & Executive Affairs of the EFTA Surveillance Authority. The seminar was dedicated to EEA law and the EEA judiciary and was the first of what is envisaged to become an annual event.
Case E-16/11 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v Iceland
Service of the Order of the President dismissing the application for leave to intervene from Samstaða þjóðar.
Case E-5/12 - Konkurrenten.no v EFTA Surveillance Authority
An action against the EFTA Surveillance Authority was brought before the EFTA Court on 2 June 2012 by Konkurrenten.no AS.
Case E-4/12 - Risdal Touring AS v EFTA Surveillance Authority
An action against the EFTA Surveillance Authority was brought before the EFTA Court on 2 June 2012 by Risdal Touring AS.
Case E-3/12 - Staten v/Arbeidsdepartementet v Stig Arne Johnsson
Request for an Advisory Opinion from the EFTA Court by Borgarting Lagmannsrett received on 29 May 2012 in the case of Staten v/Arbeidsdepartementet v Stig Arne Johnsson.
Mr Gunnar Selvik appointed as new Registrar
The EFTA Court in Luxembourg has appointed Gunnar Selvik as its new Registrar to take over from the present Registrar, Skuli Magnusson, on 1 September 2012. Further information can be found under Press Releases.
Case E-13/11 Granville Establishment v Volker Anhalt, Melanie Anhalt and Jasmin Barbaro, née Anhalt
Delivered in open Court on Wednesday, 25 April 2012.